>Who wants to know more about T. Schellenberg


The Life of T. R. Schellenberg: A Brief Chronology
1903 Born in Harvey County, Kansas
1924-1926 Attended Tabor College
1926-28 Attended University of Kansas, received AB in History (graduated Phi Beta Kappa)
1929 Married Alma Groening
1929-30 Attended University of Kansas, received AM in History
1930-4 Attended University of Pennsylvania (Ph.D. in History)
1934-5 Executive Secretary Joint Committee on Materials for Research, American Council for Learned Societies and the Social Science Research Council (helped to write a pioneering report on the use of microfilm for the preservation of historical records)
1935 History Assistant National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, Washington D. C. (historian)
1935 Associate National Director, Survey of Federal Archives, WPA
1935-8 Deputy Examiner, National Archives
1938-45 Chief, Agricultural Department Archives
1945-8 Records Officer, Office of Price Administration and War Production Board
1948-9 Program Advisor
1950-6 Director of Archival Management
1953 Developed an extensive training program for the National Archives [5]
1954 Fulbright lecturer in Australia and New Zealand
1957-63 Assistant Archivist of the United States
1957 Meritorious Service Award, General Services Administration
1959 SAA’s Waldo G. Leland Prize
1959, 61 Director, Institutes on Archival Management at American University (O’Toole notes this was “virtually the only professional education of its kind in the United States at the time.” [6]
1960 Graduate School of Library Science, University of Texas
1962 School of Librarianship, University of Washington
1965 School of Library Service, Columbia University
1960 American Specialist, State Department, South American Countries
1961 Director of Inter-American Archival Seminar
1963 Retired
1970 Died at age 66 and buried in Georgetown Cemetery in Broad Run, Virginia. [7]

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